From Newsmax on August 3:
“To qualify for inclusion in the fall presidential debates, a candidate needs at least 15 percent in the national polls.
“Libertarian Gary Johnson is now at 7.4 percent in the RealClearPolitics.com average of recent polls, up from 4.5 percent June 13.
“As popular discontent with both of the major party candidates spreads, the chances that Johnson will reach the threshold obviously increase.
“Johnson can raise money. To date, he has amassed $1.4 million and has just under half a million on hand….
“If Johnson can ride discontent with both Trump and Hillary, he could well reach the magical 15 percent threshold. After that, the sky is the limit.”